Ouch ouch ouch

Didn’t spot this yesterday, which is just as well as it is entirely unfair to make people think on a Monday (there’s a law against it, dontcha know). Simon at Bluetealeaf has gone all ‘code breaker’ on us, some will see this as a challenge, some will ignore it completely. Me? I’m off to Google the damn thing…

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Motivational quotes and whatnot

A quick glance around the office shows only the Kylie calendar (June is particularly… lickable*), and none of the motivational calendars that seemed to feature at previous workplaces. This is possibly due to the fact that I no longer work for a larger multinational (read: American) corporation. I miss those calendars, with their stunning photography and little quotes to get you through the day. So it was with great joy that I came across Despair Inc. who provide calendars and notepad packs and suchlike, all featuring those self same photographs and some ‘thoughtful’ slogans, for example: Motivation: If a pretty poster and a cute saying are all it takes to motivate you, you probably have a very easy job. The …

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Matrixicity

The one that is the vodkabird gives you four rather good ‘discussion’ sites concerning the Matrix movies. As she points out, it’s this kind of thing that makes the movie all the more interesting, and I couldn’t agree more. Entering any of these sites with the standard “Keanu can’t act” line will only get you a slightly raised eyebrow and a sardonic “And your point is…”.

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Pooped II: Insomnia strikes back

So you’ve spent all day in the garden, stayed up later than you really wanted to keep up-to-date with 24, and you go to bed at 11:30pm. Then, for some unknown reason, you can’t get to sleep. You’re too hot, then too cold, you toss and turn until finally, having glanced at the clock at 2:30am you realise you might just get to sleep… So, four and a half hours later the alarm goes off. You thump it, harder than usual, and silences returns. Suddenly, instead of the usual 9 minutes, the alarm goes off again. You stir drowsily for a second, wondering why, then you realise that it is 9 minutes later… twice… So you get up 20 minutes …

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